• What I Should Know About Applying for College
    Packing for College  
    Applying for college is a big deal!  Where do I go? How do I pay for it? How do I get in to my first choice? As we have suggestions for these questions and more, we will post information for you here on your ACHS site!
     
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Resources for Getting Started

Resource Description Weblink
Smart College Choices Here is a helpful web tool to assist in answering your "Applying for College" questions, and to perhaps remind you of a few others to consider. http://smart-college-choices.com/
SAT Registration Get test dates, registration information and more http://sat.collegeboard.org/register?s_kwcid=TC|7002|register%20for%20sat||S||5698372844
ACT Registration All questions about the ACT assessment http://www.actstudent.org/regist/
Postsecondary Education Readiness Test The purpose of the P.E.R.T. is to determine accurate course placement based on the student's skills and abilities. The P.E.R.T. is aligned with the Postsecondary Readiness Competencies identified by Florida faculty as necessary for success in entry-level college credit coursework. The P.E.R.T. assessment system includes Placement and Diagnostic tests in mathematics, reading and writing. http://www.fldoe.org/fcs/pert.asp
Undergraduate Admissions for State University System Admission to a state university in Florida is processed totally at the university. Universities base their admission criteria on minimums set by Florida Board of Governor Regulations PDF http://www.flbog.edu/forstudents/ati/ugradadmissions.php